purple potato eater

Yesterday’s weather felt more like October 2nd than August 2nd, and after whipping up some thinly sliced pork chops glazed with balsamic, dijon mustard, garlic and brown sugar, I decided it was the perfect day for mashed potatoes.
Do these potatoes look purple? I guess they were more violet.

Do these potatoes look purple? I guess they were more violet than bright purple. Sadly, in this picture I think they just look gray.

When they’re around, I like to get the blue/purple potatoes that have been native to Peru for billions of years but have only recently become available at the Madison Farmers’ Market. They offer a bright flavor that isn’t as starchy as a typical Idaho spud, and of course the color is super appealing.
******************
Despite all this fluffy potato talk, yesterday was really difficult. I’m not even sure how to articulate what I’m feeling and addressing at the moment.  When I can put it into words, I’ll put it into type.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s